Course Title: Dispense atypical prescriptions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4375 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Title: Dispense atypical prescriptions

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OPSC5062C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2016

OPSC5062C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OPSC5062C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2017 (SS26)

OPSC5062C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2018 (All)

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 8382

Course Contact Email: jade.cusworth@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate client needs, take measurements and make calculations to facilitate effective dispensing for atypical prescriptions, including for low vision clients. Low vision occurs when, after accurate refraction and the provision of spectacles or contact lenses to correct the refractive error, good visual acuity is not achievable.

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTOPD003 Dispense atypical prescriptions

Elements:

1. Evaluate client needs

2. Determine specifications for atypical prescriptions

3. Fit frames and lenses for atypical prescriptions

4. Instruct client on wear and care

5. Finalise dispensing process


Learning Outcomes

See elements above

 


Overview of Assessment

 

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent. 
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
You may be assessed by: 
• Oral or written questioning 
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects 
• Direct observation of actual work practice 
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and/or audio files 
• Work-based activities 
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Primary assessment involves on-going practical and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment such as a supervised student clinic or at a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activity.

Please click the following link for further information https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials